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COVID-19 Emergency Food Programs

Site: Halton

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Public Comments In this listing, you will find information about free Food & Hygiene programs, no charge Delivery Options, Meal Delivery services and Local Restaurant information to hopefully help you through this COVID-19 pandemic 
 
For more COVID-19 support for residents of Halton, see COVID-19 Community Support 
 
*** Listing updated as we become aware of changes or new programs being offered. As hours/programs are changing fairly often, it is advisable that you contact program before attending in person ***
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Food & Hygiene

* Skip to your municipality: Burlington * Oakville * Milton * Halton Hills * All of Halton 
 

Burlington

 
Salvation Army Food Bank 
* 5040 Mainway, Unit 9 
* 905-637-3893 
* Mon-Fri, 9 am–12 noon 
* pre packed grocery bags 
* clients may come every 2 weeks 
* see website for any process/procedural changes with respect to how food is picked up before visiting 
 
Burlington Food Bank 
* has shifted to a delivery only service until further notice (delivery will be confidential and contact-less) 
* no clients will be allowed in the Food Bank 
* volunteers prepare hampers containing a variety of balanced food supplies (offers non-perishable, fresh produce, dairy, bread and frozen meat) 
* there will be limited options available to address specific needs, such as diapers, baby food and personal hygiene products 
* email info@burlingtonfoodbank.ca or call 905-637-2273 to arrange delivery by a volunteer 
* see website for full details  
 
Wellington Square United Church 
* 2121 Caroline St 
* take home meal bags (as well as available produce, dairy, hygiene, and baby needs) can be picked up Mon and Fri 12 noon-4 pm 
* delivery available if needed 
* anyone interested in donating food, volunteering, or in need of support is encouraged to contact Co-ordinator Lisa Lunski at llunski@wsquare.ca or call 905-634-1849 
* see website for updates 
 
Compassion Society 
* 484 Plains Rd E, Burlington (Behind Bingo Connection) 
* email contact@compassionsociety.net or call 905-592-3722 
* Mon, Wed, Fri, 12 noon-2 pm 
* new guidelines, see here 
* can come once per week and only one person per household  
* pick up is one bag of non-perishable food and one bag of hygiene items 
* not accepting any donations, please take food and/or hygiene donations to St. Matthew on-the-Plains, 126 Plains Rd E (drive-thru drop-off), Mon and Wed 12 noon-3 pm 
 
Open Doors of St Christopher's 
* 662 Guelph Line 
* email opendoorsprograms@stcb.ca or call 905-634-1809 
* Tue, 4 pm-6 pm 
* drive thru and curb-side pick up of pre-packaged meals 
* access to the clothing store will also be allowed on a limited and controlled basis 
 
St. Luke’s Anglican 
* 1382 Ontario St 
* 905-634-1826 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags, Tue, 11:30 am 
* community Lunch suspended until further notice 
 
Faith Christian Reformed Church 
* operating out of the Food for Life Warehouse across the street, 2258 Mountainside Dr.  
* 905-336-5353  
* Tue, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm 
* pre-register and book your time slot online 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
 
Brant Hills Presbyterian 
* 2138 Brant St (operating in the parking lot) 
* 905-335-2640 
* Wed, 1:30 pm-2 pm 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
 
Grace United Church (formerly Tansley United Church) 
* 2111 Walkers Line (operating in the parking lot)  
* 905-335-0090  
* Fri, 9:30 am 
* Client must bring a bag (with name on it) by 9:30 am to be filled by volunteers​ 
 
Compass Point Bible Church 
* 1500 Kerns Rd 
* Food Market is offering a drive-thru pick-up service of pre-bagged food to registered families  
* delivery can be accessed twice a month (second and fourth Saturday, 9 am-10:30 am)  
* for service call 905-336-0500 ext 272 or email foodmarket@compasspointbc.com (include first and last name, phone number and address)  
 
Hope Bible Church 
* delivering Boxes of Hope to those in need, in the Burlington/Oakville community 
* for help, please fill out the I Need Help Form, or call 905-827-4888 and leave a voicemail with your name, address and phone number 
* see website for more information 
 
ROCK Hub - Burloak 
* 356 Burloak Dr 
* Infant Food Bank 
* every Wed, 12 noon-6 pm 
* diapers, wipes, formula, baby food, baby snacks, hygiene products 
* contact 298-208-8892 or email alym@rockonline.ca to arrange service 
 

Oakville

 
Kerr Street Mission 
* 485 Kerr St 
Food Distribution Schedule 
* Mon: 1 pm-2:30 pm 
* Tue: 1 pm-2:30 pm & 6:30 pm-8 pm 
* Wed: 1 pm-2:30 pm 
* Thu: 10 am-11:30 am & 6:30 pm-8 pm 
* Fri: 1 pm-2:30 pm 
* Sat: 9 am–10:30 am
 
* Food Distribution will take place in the KSM gym 
* the prepared bags of food will be ready to go for all clients as they arrive 
Pre-packed ‘TO-GO’ Community Meals 
* Tue: 1 pm–2:30 pm & 6:30 pm–8 pm 
* Thu: 6:30 pm–8 pm 
* Fri: 1 pm–2:30 pm 
* Sat: 9 am–10:30 am
 
* prepared meals will be distributed to individuals that are homeless, lacking cooking facilities or considered in need 
* clients who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or are at risk should contact Kerr Street Mission at 905-845-7485 admin@kerrstreet.com and they will try their best to get food bags to you 
* see website for full details 
 
Salvation Army Food Bank - Oakville 
* 1225 Rebecca St 
* emergency food assistance 
* prepacking bags of food for clients 
* contact through email tsaoakvillecfs@cogeco.net or call 905-808-3406 for any assistance 
 
Fare Share Food Bank Oakville 
* 1240 Speers Road 
* open to clients Mon 10 am-2 pm and Thu 3 pm-6:45 pm 
* see website for full details 
 
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre 
* 2200 Sawgrass Dr 
* 905-257-6029 ext 101, michelle@opnc.ca 
* have food available on porch for pick up at any time - please take what you need only 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags, Wed 11:30 am-1 pm 
* send an email or call for all supports: food, tax completion, clothing, utility payment support, microloans, household, counselling, budgeting, etc., you will be responded to promptly  
 
DAR Foundation 
* 485 Morden Rd 
* 289-813-1025, gmsabry@hotmail.com 
* Wed 10 am-2 pm 
* see website for full details 
 
Oakville Public Library, Glen Abbey Branch 
* 1415 Third Line 
* Community Fridge, provided by Food for Life 
* available during branch hours 
 
Oakville Public Library, Central Branch 
* 120 Navy St 
* Community Food Corner, with non-perishable and fresh food, relocated to Water St. entrance 
* Good food bags, Healthy Student Snack Bags, Dog & Cat Food by request 
* available during branch hours 
 
Oakville Public Library, Clearview Branch 
* 2860 Kingsway Dr  
* non-perishable food & pet food, by appointment only 
* call 905-815-2033 or email olivia.harris@oakville.ca to request a pick-up 
* available during branch hours  
 
Clearview Christian Reformed Church 
* 2300 Sheridan Garden Drive  
* 905-829-2242  
* Wed, morning 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
* Clients must call to receive a bag of food, focus is on the Clearview Neighbourhood 
 
St.Luke’s Anglican Church Palermo 
* 3114 Dundas Street West 
* 905-825-3364 
* Thu, 5 pm-6 pm 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
 
No One Goes Hungry in Oakville 
* meals can be picked up Sat, 3 pm-5 pm, QEPCCC, 2302 Bridge Rd  
* if transportation is an issue, volunteers can deliver  
* if you know someone with food insecurities that could benefit from a warm meal, please contact Andrew@ccah.ca to arrange for meal distribution 
 
Safetynet Children And Youth Charities 
* 1317 Speers Rd 
* open as usual for clothing, diapers, and feminine hygiene products 
* see website for details 
 

Milton

 
Salvation Army, Khi Community - Milton 
* 820 Nipissing Rd, Unit 4 
* continues to distribute food through a Drive-Thru format 
* existing food appointments will continue as scheduled, call 905-875-1022 to book your next food appointment 
* first time food appointments, call 905-749-4714 to register and book a food appointment 
* provides referral to Infant Food Bank at Milton Community Resource Centre, contact through email info@khicommunity.com or call 905-875-1022 
* more details here 
 
No One Goes Hungry in Milton 
* meals can be picked up Sun, 4 pm-7 pm, Caribbean Vibes, 171 Main St E 
* if transportation is an issue, volunteers can deliver  
* if you know someone with food insecurities that could benefit from a warm meal, please contact Andrew@ccah.ca to arrange for meal distribution 
 
Milton Public Library, Beaty Branch 
* 945 Fourth Line 
* Community Fridge, Food for Life Program 
* good food bags are available via Curbside Collection during Beaty Branch Open Hours 
* please email information@beinspired.ca call 905-875-2665 ext 3292 
 
Milton Bible Church 
* ​121 Chisholm Drive​  
* 905-876-3586​ 
* Thu 12 noon-1 pm  
* operating as a drive-thru program, with no need to get out of your vehicle 
 
Syyidah Aysha Centre 
* 50 Steeles Ave E, Unit 23 
* Sat-Thu, 1 pm-6 pm 
* Milton Halal Food Bank 
* offering contactless pick-up and delivery 
* to setup an appointment for pick-up or drop-off, please call or message 647-470-3499 or 613-879-3581 
 
Optimist Club Outreach 
* Milton Sports Centre, 605 Santa Maria Blvd (community park entrance) 
* Wed, 5 pm-7 pm 
​* operating as a drive-thru program, with no need to get out of your vehicle 
 

Halton Hills

 
Links2Care - Community Support 
* 47 Mill Street, Acton 
* 360 Guelph Street, Georgetown  
* Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4 pm, 905-873-6502, info@links2care.ca  
* have food, toiletries, baby needs, and other basic essentials  
* assistance with accessing funding (including hydro, gas, and income supports, housing), filing income tax, printing forms or school work for e-learning, etc.  
* assistance by phone or email and pick-up/drop-off at Acton and Georgetown offices by appointment or by knocking on door and following physical distancing protocols  
* also offering new Phone Assurance program with regular, friendly calls to alleviate anxiety and isolation and offer support  
 
Salvation Army - Acton 
* 130 Mill St E, Acton 
* contact 519-853-1140 for details 
* Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-3 pm 
* Tue 9 am-2 pm 
* switched to prepacked orders 
 
Salvation Army - Georgetown 
* 271 Mountainview Rd S, Georgetown 
* call for an appointment 905-877-1374 ext 101 
* appointments are available on Tue and Thu 10 am-12 noon 
* can assist with food vouchers and non-perishable goods; emergency shelter; and other support 
 
Acton Foodshare 
* 352 Queen St, Unit 6, Acton 
* call the food bank at 519-853-0457 to make arrangements for food pick up 
* open on Tue 8:30 am-11:45 am, and 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 
* only one client will be allowed into the food bank at any one time 
* see website for full details 
 
Georgetown Bread Basket 
* 49B Mountainview Rd N, Georgetown 
* 905-873-3368 
* Tue 5 pm-7 pm, Wed and Sat 8:30 am-12 noon  
* have prepared boxes and bags of both perishable and non-perishable foods for clients to pick up 
* all clients please come to the front door of the building, volunteers will be on hand to assist you with the new process 
* Families of 3 or more will now be allowed to visit weekly 
* see website for full details 
 
No One Goes Hungry in Acton 
* Thu, delivery only, email by 4 pm on Tue 
* if you know someone with food insecurities that could benefit from a warm meal, please contact Andrew@ccah.ca to arrange for meal distribution 
 
St Alban’s Anglican Church 
* 19 Willow St N, Acton 
* 519-853-3583 
* Thu, 10 am 
* now operating from the Town Hall parking lot, between Giant Tiger and Town Hall 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
 
​Bethel Christian Reformed Church​ 
* 365 Queen St E, Acton 
* must call the church to be a part of this program 519-853-2121 
* Thursday morning bag delivery – based on availability of volunteers 
 
St. Alban the Martyr Anglican Church​ 
* 537 Main Street, Glen Williams ​ 
* Please call 905-877-8323​ to receive a bag – based on availability of volunteers​ 
* Tuesday am bag delivery​ 
* Focus is on those with mobility constraints and those with lack of transportation 
 
St John’s United Church 
* 11 Guelph Street, Georgetown 
* 905- 877-2531 
* Tue, 10 am 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
 

All of Halton

 
Food for Life - Delivery Program 
* available to those who are isolating/quarantined for medical reasons, and/or seniors who have been told to stay at home 
* individuals are welcome to reach out to 905-635-1106 ext 7, or goodfood@foodforlife.ca, where staff will discuss their situation, and direct them to the most appropriate food resource 
 
Society of St Vincent de Paul 
* still trying to help families 
* refer to the Halton Council website to find which conference will help (organized geographically) and contact that conference directly 
 
Canadian Muslim Response Network 
* covid19relief.ca 
* designed to especially help those who may be more vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus and to the effects of self-isolation 
* delivering various kits containing essential groceries, as well as hygiene and sanitation products, to seniors and families in dire needs 
* if you require help during the COVID-19 crisis, or know someone who does, click here 
* looking for volunteers to help out and donate their time, click here to volunteer 
 

Meal Delivery

Programs that prepare and regularly deliver meals to older adults, people with disabilities and others who have difficulties shopping and/or preparing food for themselves or traveling to a site where a meal is being served 
* For a list of meal delivery services serving Halton, see here 
 
Ontario Community Support Association 
* helping isolated, low-income seniors and people with disabilities and chronic medical conditions across Ontario get meals, groceries, medicine and other essentials to stay safe at home during COVID-19 
* delivery of nutritious meals accompanied by a safety check 
* delivery of supplies such as groceries or prescription medication 
* for more information, see here 
 

Delivery - No Charge

 
Glad Tidings Church (Burlington) 
* Store to Door Grocery Delivery, serving those in mandatory isolation during the COVID-19 crisis 
* deliveries Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm 
* qualified individuals submit their grocery list and budget online once per month 
* for eligibility information and to sign up, see here 
* for additional support, please contact 905-335-8172 or info@gtburlington.org 
 
DAR Foundation (Oakville) 
* 289-813-1025 
* if you need help in delivering food or medical supplies, please leave a voice message with your name and phone number, and you will be called back ASAP 
* you can also send a request through website 
 
Acclaim Health COVID-19 Grocery Support (Halton Region, excluding Halton Hills) 
* will provide grocery support including essential grocery shopping and delivery for isolated seniors who don’t have family/friends to provide assistance 
* referrals can be made through secure online referral form or call 905-827-8800 ext 2315 
 
Links2Care (Halton Hills) 
* Shop & Drop Support Program 
* offering to assist with pick-up and delivery of groceries and pharmacy items 
* isolated Halton Hills residents who are unable to shop independently, and have no family/friend supports available, with pick-up and delivery of groceries and pharmacy items 
* contact 905-873-6502 or info@links2care.ca 
 

Local Restaurants

 
Taste of Burlington 
* Food-Related Businesses Offering Services During COVID-19 
* see website for details 
 
BurlingtonON Restaurants Takeout/Delivery 
* Facebook group 
* Burlington restaurants now have a place to post whether they are open, offering curbside pickup, delivery and daily specials 
* see Facebook page for details 
 
Oakville 
* information provided by Visit Oakville 
* many local businesses still offer services for takeout and delivery 
* see here for details 
 
Halton Hills 
* information provided by Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce 
* Halton Hills Food & Restaurant Updates 
* see here for details 
 
Milton 
* information provided by Milton Chamber of Commerce 
* click on "Support Milton Restaurants" for a list of local restaurants, hours, and how to get food from them 
* see here for details
Areas Served Halton Region
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Application Varies by program, contact for details
Languages English
Fees None
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HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Disabilities ; Food ; Health Care ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Food Banks ; Food Programs ; Fresh Food Programs ; Home Delivered ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support ; Supports for Families ; Supports for Older Adults
Service Categories Eating Establishments ~ COVID-19 ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ~ COVID-19 ; Food Banks ~ COVID-19 ; Good Food Boxes ~ COVID-19 ; Grocery Delivery ~ COVID-19 ; Home Delivered Meals ~ COVID-19 ; Outreach Programs ~ COVID-19 ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ~ COVID-19

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